This week in OtherWords, Libero Della Piana shines a light on a form of voter suppression that afflicts formerly incarcerated people and Aaron Mair urges voters to pay close attention to what candidates say about climate change this electoral cycle.

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When the Media Feed from Trump's Trough, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib

When the Media Feed from Trump’s Trough, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib

  1. Free From Jail, Imprisoned by Debt / Libero Della Piana
    People in at least 30 states are barred from voting because they’re unable to pay their court fines.
  2. This Election, We Can’t Afford to Ignore the Climate / Aaron Mair
    As the seas rise, presidential candidates are arguing over whose wife is hotter.
  3. Most Racism Is Mundane / Jill Richardson
    The lives of people of color are shaped by race in more ways than a white person might guess.
  4. These Billboards Have Eyes / Jim Hightower
    Computerized placards are literally watching you — and they may even follow you home.
  5. When the Media Feed from Trump’s Trough / Khalil Bendib cartoon
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Columnist Emily Schwartz Greco is the managing editor of OtherWords, a non-profit national editorial service run by the Institute for Policy Studies. @ESGreco OtherWords.org.